Mostafa Keikha, 2010

Mostafa Keikha



Lecturer and Postdoctoral Research Associate

The Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval (CIIR)
Room 360
Department of Computer Science
140 Governors Drive, Box 9264
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003-9264

E-mail : [keikham] at cs.umass.edu



Teaching:
Search Engines (CS 446), Department of Computer Science, UMass Amherst, Spring 2013.

Research Interests:

Information Retrieval, Temporal Analysis of  Text, Passage Retrieval, Diversification, Machine Learning



Publications:



Teaching and Assistanship Experience:
  • Lecturer,  Search Engines, School of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Spring 2014.
  • Lecturer,  Search Engines, School of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Spring 2013.
  • Lecturer, Programming Fundamentals, Iran University of Science and Technology at Behshahr, Spring 2007.
  • Teaching Assistant, Infomation Knowledge Management 2, Instructed by : Prof. Pasi Gabriella, University of Lugano, Fall 2010. 
  • Teaching Assistant, Infomation Knowledge Management 1, Instructed by : Prof. Luca Gambardella, University of Lugano, Spring 2009.
  • Teaching Assistant, Infomation Knowledge Management 2, Instructed by : Prof. Fabio Crestani, University of Lugano, Fall 2009 and Fall 2008. 
  • Teaching Assistant, Programming Fundamentals 2, Instructed by : Prof. Matthias Hauswirth, University of Lugano, Spring 2008. 
  • Teaching Assistant, Natural Language Processing, Instructed by : Prof. Farhad Oroumchian, University of Tehran, Spring 2007. 
  • Teaching Assistant, Network Security, Instructed by : Prof. Mehrdad Nourani, University of Tehran, Fall 2006. 
  • Teaching Assistant, Intelligent Information Retrieval, Instructed by : Prof. Farhad Oroumchian, University of Tehran, Spring 2006.


Academic Background:
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, October 2012-present
                   The Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval (CIIR)
                   Computer Science Department
                   University of Massachusetts Amherst
                   Supervisor: Prof. Bruce Croft
  • PhD student of Computer Science,  2008-2012
                   Thesis title: "Methods for Ranking User-generated Text Streams"
                   Unversity of Lugano, Switzerland.
                   Advisor: Prof. Fabio Crestani
  • Visiting Researcher, March-Auguest 2011
                  The Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval (CIIR)
                  Computer Science Department
                  University of Massachusetts Amherst
                  Advisor: Prof. Bruce Croft
  • Master of Computer Engineering, 2005 – 2007
              Thesis title: “Improving XML Information Retrieval by means of Human Plausible
              Reasoning and Learning methods”
              University of Tehran, Iran.
              Advisor: Prof. Farhad Oroumchian
 
  •  Bachelor of Computer Engineering, 2001 - 2005
             Thesis title: “Designing and Implementing a Data Cleansing System for Data Warehouse Environment”
             Iran University of science and Technology, Tehran, Iran.
             Advisor : Prof. Mostafa Haghjoo